ABRAHAM LINCOLN – A LARGE, BOLDLY PENNED, FULL SIGNATURE, PROBABLY AS PRESIDENT.
LINCOLN, ABRAHAM. (1809-1865). 16th President of the United States. A large, boldly penned signature “Abraham Lincoln”, probably as President, and most likely cut from a document. The signature measures over 4 inches long!
JAMES K. POLK — AN ATTRACTIVE ALS JUST MONTHS BEFORE HIS ELECTION TO THE PRESIDENCY — IN A CONTEST WHICH TURNED ON THE CONTROVERSIAL ISSUES OF SLAVERY AND THE ANNEXATION OF THE REPUBLIC OF TEXAS.
POLK, JAMES K. (1795-1948) President of the United States. Uncommon Autograph Letter Signed, “James K. Polk.” One page, octavo. “Columbia” “Oct[ober] 16th, 1844.”
TWO PAGE ALS OF U.S. GRANT — AS PRESIDENT
GRANT, ULYSSES S. (1822-1885). Eighteenth President of the United States (1869-1877); Commander of the Union Army in the U.S. Civil War. Scarce Autograph Letter Signed, “U.S. Grant”, as President, on ruled stationery. Two separate pages, octavo. Long Branch, New Jersey, July 25, 1871.
WOODROW WILSON — CHEERFULLY SUPPLIES HIS AUTOGRAPH
WILSON, (THOMAS) WOODROW. (1856-1924). Twenty-eighth President of the United States. Autograph Letter Signed, “Woodrow Wilson”, as President of Princeton University. One page, octavo. Princeton. [New Jersey], January 11, 1904.
F.D.R, AS ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE NAVY DURING WWI, CAN’T LEAVE WASHINGTON, D.C. TO ATTEND A SPECIAL SERVICE AT NYC’S ST. JOHN THE DEVINE CATHEDRAL
ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN DELANO. (1882-1945). Thirty-second President of the United States (1933-45). Typed Letter boldly Signed, “Franklin D. Roosevelt”, on imprinted Navy Department, Assistant Secretary’s Office letterhead. One page, quarto. Washington, D.C., October 20, 1917.
JIMMY AND ROSALYN CARTER AT THE PLAINS, GEORGIA WAREHOUSE. — SIGN RECEIPTS FOR A BALE OF COTTON, AND ISSUE A CHECK
CARTER, JAMES EARL , JR. [JIMMY]. (b. 1924). 39th President of the United States and Nobel Peace laureate. Cancelled Carter’s Bonded Warehouse receipt for “one bale of cotton” signed, “James E. Carter, Jr.” October 2, 1963. Accompanied by a Cancelled Check Signed: “Rosalyn S. Carter”.
SCARCE BENJAMIN HARRISON LETTER, AS PRESIDENT, ON BLACK-BORDERED EXECUTIVE MANSION MOURNING STATIONEY — USED IN RESPONSE DUE TO THE DEATH OF HIS FIRST WIFE
HARRISON, BENJAMIN. (1833-1901). 23rd President of the United States (1889-1893). Manuscript Letter Signed, “Very truly yours, Benj. Harrison,”, as President, on imprinted Executive Mansion, Washington black-bordered mourning stationery. [Harrison’s first wife had died on October 5th]. Two pages, octavo. December 5, 1892.